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Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
claim that he can give the wealthy those tax breaks and still close the deficit, that claim is mathematically impossible according to the tax policy center. romney's fuzzy math has put his surrogates in a bit of a tough spot. here is paul ryan trying to explain the impossible on fox us in yesterday. >> how much does that cost? >> it's revenue neutral. >> it's not revenue neutral unless you take away deductions. and we'll get to that. the first half lowering the tax rates does that cost $5 trillion -- >> no. >> you haven't given me the math. >> oh, it would take me too long to go through the math. >> come on i don't have the time to tell you how the math works. then he follows that awkward statement with another statement today. >> i like chris. i didn't want to get into all of any math of this because everybody would start changing the channel. >> jennifer: kind of funny. i isn't know candidates were worried about fox news ratings, and it wasn't just paul ryan having difficulty with this issue. governor bob mcdonald today was also at a loss to explain this math. >> where is the
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
deficit involves spending cuts and tax increases for the wealthy. mr. president, what will you cut? you're president obama. how do you answer that question concisely? >> first, the president reminds america of where he started four years ago. the budget deficit was already $1.3 trillion. that's what he inherited plus a massive federal debt. so then he has to say what has happened positively. first -- >> jennifer: so he doesn't answer -- >> he said where we come from. where have we come from. we know the story already. it takes constant reminding. the president will do that again. >> jennifer: let me ask you a question before you get there. this is an my husband and i have this debate. you're asked this question, what will you cut? and the person who is answering is often told don't answer the question you're asked. answer the question you want to answer right? isn't that the advice you always give? but sometimes if you don't answer the right question right away, you look like you are evading, do you not? >> yes, do you. that's the second part of what the president has to say. he has to say
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